Picture this: you walk up to the front door of your ideal home. The grass in your yard is a vibrant shade of green, carefully potted flowers are blooming on your porch, and you open the door into a brand-new home that’s curated to you and your personal style. There are many compelling advantages to owning your own home, and we’re here to tell you why owning may be a better choice for you than renting. Read on!*
1) Home Energy Efficiency
New homes are typically more energy efficient than older homes, saving you money in the long term. With better insulation, more sustainable building materials, and newer technology, the amount of money you can save with an energy saving home is a staggering amount!
2) Homeowner Tax Benefits
You may be able to deduct the interest paid on your mortgage when you own a home. This is a big draw for many people who are considering homeownership.
3) Custom Home Design
You can create a space that is uniquely yours when you buy a brand-new home! Break out the nail and hammer and paint the walls any color—there’s no landlord you have to answer to. Your personality and style can truly shine when you design your own home.
For some design inspiration, check out our article on home design trends for 2022!
4) Put Down Roots
A home of your own means a neighborhood you can put roots down in and become a part of. It’s nice to get to know your neighbors, meet new people, and make lasting friendships in your community.
5) Home Equity
Whether you choose to borrow, invest, save, or sell, building equity has the power to give you options.
Thanks for reading! We hope you found these reasons for home ownership helpful. As always, we’re here to pay attention to details, provide a seamless homebuying experience, and build you a quality home you’ll truly love to live in.
**Blog is intended for general informational purposes only and not as an exhaustive comparison of all factors applicable to your personal situation, which remain subject to change.